Got a Jurassic-loving junior on your hands? From dusting off old bones to learning what a Brachiosaurus ate, we’ve dug up some pint-sized paleontologist fun. Scroll through our slideshow to learn where to get the dirt on these giant creatures in and near San Diego.

Dinosaur Train & Base Camp at SDCDM

All abo-oo-ard this wonderful workshop (it’s free with admission!) at the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum. Little ones (3-and-up) learn about fossils, listen to a Dinosaur Train story time and meet a special character. These workshops fill up fast, so come early.

And don't miss a visit to Base Camp at the museum, where kids can hunt for dinosaur bones daily!

Workshop: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017; 10 a.m.-noon
Cost: $8/person (museum admission)

320 N. Broadway
Escondido, Ca

photo: San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

Where do you go to see dinosaurs around San Diego? Tell us about it below.

––Nikki Walsh